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- Medlin, Jennifer S.; Cohen, James I.; Beck, David L.
- Ticks and tick-borne diseases 2015 v.6 no.4 pp. 463-472
- Amblyomma; Borrelia burgdorferi; Borrelia lonestari; Ehrlichia chaffeensis; Ehrlichia ewingii; Rickettsia; adults; carbon dioxide; correlation; genes; larvae; mitochondria; nymphs; phylogeny; polymerase chain reaction; population dynamics; rain; ribosomal RNA; seasonal variation; spring; summer; temperature; tick-borne diseases; ticks; traps; Central America; Texas
- ... We studied the natural life cycle of Amblyomma inornatum and its vector potential in South Texas. This tick is distributed throughout South Texas and most of Central America. A. inornatum represented 1.91% of the ticks collected by carbon dioxide traps during a study of free-living ticks in the Tamaulipan Biotic Province in South Texas. The life cycle of A. inornatum in South Texas showed a clear ...
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